Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro announced in India at Rs. 7,999 and Rs. 10,999

Xiaomi has launched two new smartphones in the Redmi series, the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro in the Indian market. The Redmi 6 comes with a 5.45-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and does not have a Notch on top. The Redmi 6 Pro, on the other hand, comes with a 5.84-inch FHD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio. The Redmi 6 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 processor with GE8320 GPU, the Redmi 6 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU.

The Redmi 6 comes with two variants – 3GB RAM / 32GB storage and 3GB / 64GB storage while the Redmi 6 Pro comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage along with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Both the devices can be expanded up to 256GB using microSD card.

The Redmi 6 comes with a dual rear camera set up – 12MP with 1.25um pixel size, EIS and PDAF +5MP sensor on the back along with a 5MP front-facing camera. The Redmi 6 Pro comes with a similar camera set up both on the front and the back of the device. Both devices come with a Fingerprint sensor on the back.

Xiaomi Redmi 6

Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 6:

  • Display: 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels
  • Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM with 32GB / 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, EIS, secondary 5MP camera and a 5MP front-facing camera with  f/2.2 aperture
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9, upgradable to MIUI 10
  • SIM and Storage: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Other Features: Fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, dual microphones

Both the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro come with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with MIUI 9 on top which is upgradable to MIUI 10. Both device support Dual SIM with nano+nano+microSD card slot. The Redmi 6 comes with a smaller 3000mAh battery while the Redmi 6 Pro sports a 4000mAh battery, both do not support fast charging.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro

Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro:

  • Display: 5.84-inch (2280×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display with 500 nits brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 84% NTSC Color Gamut
  • Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX486 sensor, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, EIS, a secondary 5MP camera with Samsung S5K5E8 sensor, 1.12um pixel size, f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP front-facing camera
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9, upgradable to MIUI 10
  • Battery: 4000mAh
  • SIM and Storage: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • Other Features: Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio

Pricing and Availability of Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro:

The Redmi 6 Pro is available in Red, Blue Black and Gold colors while the Redmi 6 is available in Grey, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold colors.

  • Redmi 6 – Rs. 7,999 for 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage
  • Redmi 6 – Rs. 9,499 for 3GB RAM + 64GB Storage
  • Redmi 6 Pro – Rs. 10,999 for 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage
  • Redmi 6 Pro – Rs. 12,999 for 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage

The Redmi 6 will be available from September 10th on Flipkart and Mi.com which is said to be the introductory pricing while the Redmi 6 Pro will be available from September 11th exclusively on Amazon India and Mi.com.

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